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A free-to-play ‘Persona 5’ cellular sport is on its method

A brand new group of Phantom Thieves might be stealing hearts in Tokyo. Black Wings Recreation Studio, the developer owned by Chinese language firm Excellent World Video games, has unveiled a new mobile game set within the Persona 5 universe. The earlier spinoffs of the title, Persona 5 Strikers and Dancing in Starlight, characteristic the unique gang, however this one comes with a model new solid of characters. Whereas it wasn’t created by Atlus itself, Persona: Phantom of the Evening (or Persona 5: The Phantom X, shortened as P5X) had SEGA’s blessing. It was additionally developed beneath the supervision of P-Studio, the workforce behind the mainline Persona video games. 

To date, its trailers present us a red-haired protagonist who’s juggling highschool life and Metaverse thievery, a brown-haired lady paying homage to P4‘s Chie and a speaking owl who, like Morgana, can rework right into a getaway automobile. The developer has additionally launched character paintings for one more feminine character with lengthy black hair and one other for Igor’s new assistant within the Velvet Room. 

In line with the sport’s announcement, franchise character designer Shigenori Soejima created the sport’s protagonist and unique Persona. And should you watch the trailer under, you will see that Black Wings was capable of seize the feel and appear of the unique Persona 5 sport fairly properly. It makes use of the identical gameplay and battle results, and it options the identical victory close-ups, in addition to the favored P5 battle soundtrack Wake Up, Stand up, Get Out There.

Not like the unique Persona 5 sport, P5X might be free to play, which suggests it is going to have in-app purchases. It is going to be accessible to beta testers on Android, iOS and Home windows (as a port) beginning on March twenty ninth, however solely in China. The developer has but to announce if it is going to be launched exterior the area.